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#6151 Chilly Chill

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 05:54 PM

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#6152 jcp42877

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:06 PM

Are they ever going to make games like Witcher 2 and Metro 2033 for PS3?
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#6153 krashhole

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:16 PM

Buy it, play it, beat it, trade it. <----is why I no longer have backlogs. It was silly for me to buy a game, let it sit there for a month or whatever, and then see the game $20 cheaper. We all know the games drop in price. If you know you have 17 other games you haven't played yet, save your money.

#6154 TooPoor

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:20 PM

Are they ever going to make games like Witcher 2 and Metro 2033 for PS3?

No info as of now, maybe get it for the PC if you really want to play it. The spec requirements of Witcher 2 is not high.

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#6155 Blaster man

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:27 PM

No info as of now, maybe get it for the PC if you really want to play it. The spec requirements of Witcher 2 is not high.


Speaking as someone that used to own THQ stock and recently sold for a massive loss, in the case of Metro 2033 - NO. When they made that game the studio that made it didn't have the expertise on the PS3 so they only did PC and 360. They're currently developing Metro Last Light, I think that may be on PS3 though I can't really remember. Metro 2033 is a good game, I'd play it on PC if I were you.
If you're wondering about a port in the future, I really doubt that THQ is going to port 2033 to PS3. They're damn near bankruptcy right now. People are buying the stock hoping it will be a lotto ticket that will make their $1,000 investment 5,000 or 10,000. It could happen but they could also lose it all. THQ is on the bring of bankruptcy. We'll know within a matter of months if they're gone. They had 3 games coming out in the next quarter (Jan - March). They delayed all three games and then said that the delays mean that they won't have enough cash to run the company until the new release dates. So they have to refinance their 100 million in debt and find a new lender or they're gone.
A lot more information than you wanted but I'm pissed off and sort of depressed about losing 80% of my money.

#6156 TooPoor

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:31 PM

Speaking as someone that used to own THQ stock and recently sold for a massive loss, in the case of Metro 2033 - NO. When they made that game the studio that made it didn't have the expertise on the PS3 so they only did PC and 360. They're currently developing Metro Last Light, I think that may be on PS3 though I can't really remember. Metro 2033 is a good game, I'd play it on PC if I were you.
If you're wondering about a port in the future, I really doubt that THQ is going to port 2033 to PS3. They're damn near bankruptcy right now. People are buying the stock hoping it will be a lotto ticket that will make their $1,000 investment 5,000 or 10,000. It could happen but they could also lose it all. THQ is on the bring of bankruptcy. We'll know within a matter of months if they're gone. They had 3 games coming out in the next quarter (Jan - March). They delayed all three games and then said that the delays mean that they won't have enough cash to run the company until the new release dates. So they have to refinance their 100 million in debt and find a new lender or they're gone.
A lot more information than you wanted but I'm pissed off and sort of depressed about losing 80% of my money.

I think you meant to quote jcp? And tell him that Metro is not coming to :ps3:?

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#6157 Tarheel76

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 06:59 PM

Just an F.Y.I. : Amazon has PM'd "The Witcher 2" (Xbox 360) : $19.99

http://www.amazon.co...d=ATVPDKIKX0DER

#6158 foxbatkllr

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 07:03 PM

I bought it for $10 but gladly would have paid $20. That being said, there's no online aspect or DLC codes so if its going to your backlog there's no point in buying it now. Wait for a lower price or buy it used.

#6159 aircobra

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Posted 09 November 2012 - 07:22 PM

Are they ever going to make games like Witcher 2 and Metro 2033 for PS3?


Well the new Metro is coming next year.

#6160 darkbase

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 12:39 AM

Just an F.Y.I. : Amazon has PM'd "The Witcher 2" (Xbox 360) : $19.99

http://www.amazon.co...d=ATVPDKIKX0DER


Thank you so much, you saved me a lot of trouble and even tax! Best Buy sent me an email a few hours after I placed my order to inform me that the game was actually out of stock at the only nearby store it was listed at, and to call them to work something out. I just canceled it instead and made my order at Amazon.
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Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:58 AM

Just an F.Y.I. : Amazon has PM'd "The Witcher 2" (Xbox 360) : $19.99

http://www.amazon.co...d=ATVPDKIKX0DER


They already changed it back to their normal price. :(

#6162 Bosamba

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 03:02 AM

They already changed it back to their normal price. :(


If you click on the New prices, Amazon still has it for $19.99; it's just backordered at the moment. That's why they're showing a third party fulfilled by Amazon on the main product page instead.
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#6163 Scholarly_Sam

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Posted 10 November 2012 - 06:35 AM

Ordered on Amazon for $19.99, excellent since I had GCs to cover it.

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:03 AM

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#6165 Gameboy415

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 06:58 AM

Thanks for the heads up on Mario & Sonic, OP! :)
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#6166 TommyLove

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 10:35 AM

Thanks for the heads up. I ordered 2, but cancel both of them when I saw previously
9/26/2012 - :3ds:Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games $14.99
OMG 3 DOLLARS MORE!!
Could be a profitable resell though.
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#6167 Fukurou

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 11:40 AM

Thanks for the heads up. I ordered 2, but cancel both of them when I saw previously
9/26/2012 - :3ds:Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games $14.99
OMG 3 DOLLARS MORE!!
Could be a profitable resell though.

That's for the 3DS, this is for the Wii. Even so, I don't care about the Mario & Sonic games. If they were to make a Mario or Sonic type game and have both of those franchises together in it, that'd be great, but no, Nintendo decides to make a Mario Party type game. Damn you, Nintendo.

#6168 gravel

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 07:30 PM

I picked one up today, not a bad deal. Thanks OP!

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#6169 GaMeR_2007

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Posted 11 November 2012 - 10:04 PM

Unavailable for store pickup now. Thought about ordering it, but oh well.

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:37 PM

For those heading out for black ops 2 midnight launch or staying at home, there will be another gaming dotd tonight.

#6171 gleditts

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:53 PM

What is the DOTD tonight?

#6172 UnlockPotential

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:05 PM

:o yes. they still had copies of the limited edition of The Darkness 2 at my BB. :o ahahaha...hahaha!

#6173 Jimmienoman

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:36 PM

Actually kinda interested in the Christmas Story CE bluray. Such a classic.

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:44 PM

Actually kinda interested in the Christmas Story CE bluray. Such a classic.


Save yourself $20 and just buy the regular Blu-Ray as the CE isn't worth paying the $20 premium.

Although, it is your money and/or GC so you can do as you please, just a helpful tip.
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#6175 mrclutch

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:58 PM

Any heads up on upcoming deals?thanks

#6176 SadPanda99

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:01 PM

:o yes. they still had copies of the limited edition of The Darkness 2 at my BB. :o ahahaha...hahaha!


So whats the deal ?
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#6177 Jimmienoman

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:26 PM

Save yourself $20 and just buy the regular Blu-Ray as the CE isn't worth paying the $20 premium.

Although, it is your money and/or GC so you can do as you please, just a helpful tip.


It's only saving $10. It's the DOTD for $30... But is it really that bad?

#6178 Bumslie

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:40 PM

It's only saving $10. It's the DOTD for $30... But is it really that bad?


I recently wanted to get this movie for the blu ray collection. I looked into the collectors set and the only extras you get are the tin and the christmas leg light set. I decided on just getting the regular blu ray for $9.99. I didn't think the bonuses are worth the extra $20.

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#6179 PhilsUtley26

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:43 PM

I got Christmas Story for $1 on Blu Ray at Blockbuster when they were closing. Also got Hangover, Inglorious Bastards, and bunch of other great movies.

Hoping there is a good DOTD for game this week. I haven't bought one since Resistance 3 couple months back.

#6180 ssjgoku90501

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:15 PM

Christmas story is getting re released next year hopefully with a better transfer